# education - Yesterday’s News
He was launching the Blue Star programme for primary schools.
# education - Monday 29 September, 2014
A young girl was killed in a farming accident over the weekend.
Poll: What’s the best way to learn about running a business, in class or the school of hard knocks?
# education - Friday 26 September, 2014
In a recent survey, young people said what they basically want is to be told the facts without a lecture.
The private lives of teachers and health workers should never be used against them, writes Senator Ivana Bacik.
# education - Wednesday 24 September, 2014
The bodies were found in a septic tank of a primary school. 27 people have been arrested.
The conditions just aren’t right yet, the Nevin Institute has said.
# education - Friday 19 September, 2014
Tablet computers could soon replace books – but it’s not as simple as just adding iPads.
# education - Thursday 18 September, 2014
Not much according to new research, but a bit more for girls than boys.
# education - Wednesday 17 September, 2014
But that could be about to change.
The Department of Education said it had not taken the decision to abolish the subsidy lightly but cuts had to be made.
# education - Tuesday 16 September, 2014
Ireland’s top ranked institution is now 71st in the world, while two universities in the UK have moved up in the top ten.
# education - Monday 15 September, 2014
Column: ‘My school was unable to have a dedicated higher maths class, so I studied through video-link’
Through ‘Connected Classroom’ four students participated in higher-level maths classes through a video link-up with their sister school, Coláiste Bríde in Clondalkin.
# education - Thursday 11 September, 2014
Examtime is just 18 months old, but already is making waves in the education world by putting students first.
# education - Wednesday 10 September, 2014
Parents and those running bars and off licences are being asked to be extra vigilant today.
There was an increase in the number of students taking up higher level maths and more than 90% of the Junior Cycle cohort takes up science.
# education - Tuesday 9 September, 2014
But things look a lot healthier when it comes to education…
# education - Monday 8 September, 2014
The campus, in Dublin’s north inner city, will eventually be the academic home to 20,000 students.
# education - Saturday 6 September, 2014
One organisation, SUAS, is helping to fight that.
# education - Friday 5 September, 2014
Did you ever flush your sandwiches down the toilet, Taoiseach? Well, did you?
# education - Wednesday 3 September, 2014
We got high scores for primary education but our macroeconomic environment is dragging us down.
# education - Tuesday 2 September, 2014
English in Dublin going is the seventh such closure in the last five months.
The reminder came as the Government announced a clamp down on ‘rogue operators’ in the international education sector
Jan O’Sullivan’s also rejected calls for a tax on fizzy drinks in the upcoming Budget. Doctors have called for urgent action to address childhood obesity
# education - Monday 1 September, 2014
# education - Sunday 31 August, 2014
Minister Jan O’Sullivan intends on ensuring that people in Direct Provision are able to avail of grants like their classmates are.
# education - Thursday 28 August, 2014
It takes us all back…
# education - Wednesday 27 August, 2014
“It’s just not good enough,” says Early Childhood Ireland.
# education - Tuesday 26 August, 2014
Thousands of families are still waiting while some schools start this week.
# education - Monday 25 August, 2014
Round two offers will be out on Thursday.
Missing breakfast is causing kids to lose six weeks of learning each year.
# education - Saturday 23 August, 2014
It may not seem so right now, but the world is your oyster…
# education - Friday 22 August, 2014
What can be done to support people with autism in mainstream education? Three words: awareness, dialogue and openness.
# education - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
It is unacceptable that Dublin school leavers from affluent areas are six times more likely to continue to third level education than their counterparts.
A report from the Higher Education Authority says we “urgently need to tap into the deep reservoirs of disadvantage”.
# education - Monday 18 August, 2014
Teach us your ways.
# education - Sunday 17 August, 2014
Venturing into the unknown is scary. Here’s how to make things a little easier…
# education - Saturday 16 August, 2014
The exceptional trial is being used to teach legal principles to young students.